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John Nelson Armstrong was born 1795 in Caintown, Upper Canada, and died 1848 in Unknown, at about age 53. He is the son of John Nelson Armstrong of New York City, NY, and Rebecca Cain of Claverack, Columbia Co., NY.

Mary B. "Polly" Wood was born about 1800 in Connecticut, and died 1878 in Hannibal, Granby Twp., Oswego Co., NY. She is the daughter of Captain John Wood and Rebecca Cain (1800 - 1825) (the daughter of Isaiah (Josiah) Cain and Catherine Unknown).

John Nelson Armstrong (about age 20) and Mary B. "Polly" Wood (about age 15) were married January 2, 1815, in Yonge Twp., Leeds Co., Upper Canada.

John Nelson Armstrong and Mary B. "Polly" (Wood) Armstrong had ten children:

  1. Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong: Born September 8, 1819, in Escott, Ontario; Died January 27, 1911, in Cornwall Division, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada (age 91). Married January 8, 1844, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Ontario, to Mary Griffin: Born April 8, 1827, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada; Died November 1, 1915, in Cornwall Division, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada (age 89).
  2. Samuel Bolton Armstrong: Born April 19, 1822 in Lansdowne or Edwardsburgh, Canada West (Ontario); Died August 28, 1921, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI (age 99). Married (1) 1844, probably in Newfoundland, Canada, or Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY, to Mary Feavel: Born about 1823 in Oswego Co., NY; Died about 1851 in Unknown (about age 23). Married (2) about 1862 in Oswego Co., NY, to Delilah Matilda Jones: Born August 30, 1841, in Tioga, Tioga Co., NY; Died after 1870 in Unknown. Married (3) married June 23, 1872, at McCafferty's Hotel, Mauston, Juneau Co., WI, to Malinda Elizabeth McQueen: Born about 1848 in Pennsylvania; Died Unknown; Married (4) April 9th, 1876, in Baraboo Twp.,  Sauk Co., WI, to Lois (Coan) (Brown) Wiser: Born February 1831 in Michigan; Died June 27, 1906, in Sauk Co., WI (age 75).
  3. George Wood Armstrong: Born September 10, 1837, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Ontario; Died Unknown. Married Unknown to Lavina Bridge: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  4. Clarissa H. Armstrong: Born July 22, 1838, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Ontario; Died May 13, 1917, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI (age 78). Married 1855 in Portage, Columbia Co., WI, to Stephen Luther Griswold: Born November 1828 in New York; Died November 27, 1912, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI (age 84).
  5. James Delos Armstrong: Born April, 1841, in Canada; Died Unknown. Married January 5, 1865, in Oswego Co., NY, to Catherine/Cathran Pennock: Born April 11, 1842, in Leeds Co., Ontario; Died December 7, 1920, in Granby, Oswego Co., NY (age 79).
  6. John Nelson Armstrong: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  7. Clara Armstrong: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  8. Jane Armstrong: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  9. David Armstrong: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  10. Ebenezer Armstrong: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.



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Ontario was known as: "Upper Canada" from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; "Canada West" from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and "Ontario" after July 1, 1867.


Extract from "Brockville Recorder & Times" -- 15 August 1905

"Going away back to the time of the religious strife between Catholics and Protestants in Germany, in the year 1530, a family from thence named William, James and Elizabeth Wood came to New York. William married an English lady, by whom he had a son John, who became a baker by trade. This John, the baker, also married, and among his sons was one John, who became proprietor. The hotelman reared a family, one of whom was John Wood, who was a U.S. pioneer and later became Capt. John Wood in the Continental army in New York. He married there and had a son and daughter, William and Betsey. She afterwards was Mrs. Ebenezer Moore. In the year 1779, the Captain was captured by the British at Quebec, put in a dungeon four years and ten days. During the captivity his wife and children came over to Canada, and in 1791(4), he went in search of them, and finding them settled in Caintown in the township of Yonge, County of Leeds, Province of Upper Canada, he never returned to live in the States but became subject to Great Britain, and being of a somewhat jovial turn of mind, often said he would flog a son of his who would refuse to become a British subject. His children are William, Betsey, Isaiah, David, Mary, Hafey and George.

Mary married John H. Armstrong whose son George W. began about 18 years ago to search for evidence in the case of his grandfather, Captain John Wood, regarding Governmental bounty for his services in the U.S. revolutionary war, and for which he had never received remuneration. He had been very successful in obtaining important evidence, and is hopeful of securing a sum from the funds of Uncle Sam. The military commissioners at Washington, D.C. have acknowledged this much."

1901 -- (The body of Capt. John Wood was disinterred by his grandson George Wood Armstrong, and reburied in the Lewis Corners Cemetery, Granby Twp., Oswego Co., N.Y.)


John Nelson Armstrong was born 1795 in Caintown, Upper Canada.

Mary B. "Polly" Wood was born about 1800 in Canada.

John Nelson Armstrong (about age 20) and Mary B. "Polly" Wood (about age 15) were married January 2, 1815, in Yonge Twp., Leeds Co., Upper Canada.

The 1840 U. S. Census taken shows Thomas Favel is the head of household living in Hounsfield Twp., Jefferson Co., NY. 2 males 20 to 29; 1 male 40 to 49; 2 females 5 to 9; 1 female 10 to 14; 2 females 15 to 19; and 1 female 50 to 59.

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on August 16, 1850 shows Samuel Armstrong (age 24) born in Upper Canada is a Brickmaker living in Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY. Living with him is Mary Armstrong (age 22) born in Canada. Also living there are two children, both born in New York: Richard W. Armstrong (age 3); and Geo. L. Armstrong (age 5/12). The Thomas Favel family lives next door.

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on August 1, 1850 shows Thos. Feavel (age 33) born in England is living in the 3rd Ward, City of Oswego, Oswego Co., NY. Living with him are: Elenor Feavel (age 22) born in Canada, a Laborer; and Wm. Feavel (age 1) born in New York. Also living there are: Abel Paiyra (age 50) born in Vermont, a Laborer; Dorcas Pairya (age 52) born in Canada;  Mary Armstrong (age 48) born in Canada; Hulda Paige (age 15) born in Canada; Elizabeth Paige (age 9) born in Canada; James Armstrong (age 8) born in Canada; and Geo. Armstrong (age 8) born in Canada.

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on August 16, 1850, shows Thomas Favel (age 58) born in England, a Laborer and is living in Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY. Living with him are: Margaret Favel (age 61) born in England; Celia Page (age 19) born in Canada; David Page (age 19) born in Canada; and William Page (age 1) born in New York. The Samuel Armstrong family lives next door.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on July 21, 1860, shows James Armstrong (age 19) born in Canada is a Boatman and is living in Granby,  Oswego Co., NY. Living with him are: Mary Armstrong (age 65) born in Upper Canada, a Domestic; and Rosanna Armstrong (age 9) born in New York. Living next door is the Thomas Favil family.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on July 21, 1860, shows Thomas Favil (age 42) born in England is a Laborer and is living in Granby,  Oswego Co., NY. Living with him are: Eleanor Favil (age 31) born in Upper Canada, a Domestic; Wm. Favil (age 11) born in New York; and George Favil (age 3) born in New York. Living next door is the James Armstrong family.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on June 20, 1870, shows J. D. Armstrong (age 28) born in Canada is a Laborer and is living in Oswego, Oswego Co., NY. Living with him are: Catherine Armstrong (age 27) born in Canada, who is Keeping House; Mary Armstrong (age 71) born in Canada; James F. Armstrong (age 8) born in New York; Ella Armstrong (age 2) born in New York; and a male Baby Armstrong (age 1/12) born in New York.

Mary B. "Polly" (Wood) Armstrong died 1878 in Hannibal, Granby Twp., Oswego Co., NY, at about age 78.

 

Ancestry.com 1840 United States Federal Census

Name, Residence(City,County,State)

Thomas Favel , Houndsfield, Jefferson, New York (Page?)

Free White Persons, Including Heads Of Families

Males:

Under 5--
5 & under 10--
10 & under 15--
15 & under 20--
20 & under 30--2 (Born 1810-1820) (Edward and Thomas Jr.?)
30 & under 40--
40 & under 50--1 (Born 1790-1800) (Thomas Sr.?)
50 & under 60--
60 & under 70--
70 & under 80--
80 & under 90--
90 & under 100--
100 & upward--

Females:

Under 5--
5 & under 10--2 (Born 1830-1835) (Celia?)
10 & under 15--1 (Born 1825-1830) (Caroline?)
15 & under 20--2 (Born 1820-1825) (Female)
20 & under 30--
30 & under 40--
40 & under 50--
50 & under 60--1 (Born 1780-1790) (Margaret?)
60 & under 70--
70 & under 80--
80 & under 90--
90 & under 100--
100 & upward--
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I wonder if Celia was also a daughter of Thomas and Margaret Favel, married to David Page??

1850 Census, Hounsfield, Jefferson County, New York, Page 151 (B), Enumerated August 16, Dwelling 421, Family 421, Lines 38-42

Thomas Favel, Age 58, Born abt 1792 England, Laborer

Margaret Favel, Age 61, Born abt 1789 England

Celia Page, Age 19, Born about Canada

David Page, Age 19, Born about Canada

Next Page, Line 1

William Page, Age 1, Born about New York
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1850 Census, City of Oswego Ward 1, Oswego County, New York, Page 28?, Enumerated July 24, Dwelling 440, Family 524, Lines 4-10

Edward Favel, Age 30, Born abt 1820 England, Laborer

Louisa Favel, Age 27, Born abt 1823 New York

Stephen Favel, Age 8, Born abt 1842 New York

Margaret Favel, Age 7, Born abt 1843 New York

Thos Favel, Age 4, Born abt 1846 New York

Edward Favel, Age 3, Born abt 1847 New York

Marone Favel, Age 3 Months, Born abt 1850 New York
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Could this Thomas be a son of Thomas Sr. and Margaret?, and brother to Edward?

1850 Census, City of Oswego Ward 3, Oswego County, New York, (Page 424 212B), Enumerated August 1, Dwelling 487, Family 536, Lines 3-12

Thos Feavel, Age 33, Born about 1817 England, Laborer

Elenor Feavel, Age 22, Born abt 1828 Canada

Wm Feavel, Age 1, Born abt 1849 New York

Abel Paign (Paige), Age 50, Born about 1800 Vermont

Dorcas Paign (Paige), Age 52, Born about 1798 Canada (Female)

Mary Armstrong, Age 48, Born about 1802 Canada

Hulda Paige, Age 15, Born about 1835 Canada

Elizabeth Paige, Age 8, Born about 1841 Canada

James Armstrong, Age 8, Born about 1842 Canada

Geo Armstrong, Age 14, Born about 1836 Canada
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http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyjeffer/vrechoun.htm

VITAL RECORDS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY,
1847, 1848, and 1849
TOWN OF HOUNSFIELD

HOUNSFIELD GROOMS

GROOM --Cleaveland, Malon, 16, Hounsfield
BRIDE --Favel, Caroline, 17, Hounsfield
OFFICIAL --Rev. E.G. Townsend
DATE -- Dec 16 1847
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1850 Census, Adams, Jefferson County, New York, Page ?, Enumerated August 17, Dwelling 718, Family 726, Lines 21-23

Mahlon Cleveland, Age 18, Born about 1832 New York

Caroline Cleveland, Age 20, Born about 1830
(Indexed born in Connecticut), Looks like Ca (Canada?)

Julia Cleveland, Age 1, Born about 1849 New York
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1860 Census, Township of Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Michigan, Page 8, Enumerated June 2, Dwelling 78, Family 60, Lines 17-23

Mohlon W. Cleveland, Age 28, Born about 1832 New York, Carpenter

Caroline Cleveland, Age 30, Born about 1830 Canada, Wife

Julia Ann Cleveland, Age 11, Born about 1849 New York

Alphonso W Cleveland, Age 8, Born about 1852 New York

Orvil S Cleveland, Age 6, Born about 1854 New York

Sarah A Cleveland, Age 2, Born about 1858 New York

Willett H Cleveland, Age 3.12, Born about 1860 Michigan

NEXT FAMILY, Dwelling 79, Family 61, Lines 24-27

Henry W Cleveland, Age 24, Born about 1836 New York, Shoemaker

Phebe Cleveland, Age 21, Born about 1839 New York, Wife

Ella Cleveland, Age 6, Born about 1854 Illinois

John Cleveland, Age 2, Born abt 1858 Michigan
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1870 Census, Oshkosh Ward 4, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, Page 38, Enumerated June 25, Dwelling 296, Family 300, Lines 9-17

Mahlon Cleveland, Age 37, Born about 1833 New York, Ship Carpenter

Coraline (Caroline) Cleveland, Age 39, Born about 1831 Canada, Keeping House

Alphonso Cleveland, Age 17, Born about 1853 New York, Ship Carpenter

Orville Cleveland, Age 14, Born about 1856 New York, Ship Carpenter

Sarah Cleveland, Age 11, Born about 1859 New York

Willet Cleveland, Age 9, Born about 1861 Michigan

Edward Cleveland, Age 6, Born about 1864 Wisconsin

Clifford Cleveland, Age 4, Born about 1866 Wisconsin

Daisy M Cleveland, Age 1, Born abt 1869 Wisconsin
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1880 Census, Lake, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Page 39, Enumerated June 16, Dwelling 242, Family 252, Lines 8-11

Mahlon W. Cleveland, Self, Age 49, Born about 1831 New York, Father born Connecticut, Mother born Massachusetts, Farmer

Caroline Cleveland, Wife, Age 50, Born about 1830 Canada, Parents born England, Keeping House

Edward Cleveland, Son, Age 17, Born about 1863 Wisconsin, Father born New York, Mother born Canada

Clifford Cleveland, Son, Age 13, Born about 1867 Wisconsin, Father born New York, Mother born Canada
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1900 Census, Township of Omro, Village of Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, Enumeration District 131, Enumerated June 20, Sheet 9 A, Dwelling 224, Family 227, Lines 13-18

A W Cleveland, Head, Age 47, Widow, Born November 1852 New York, Father born New York, Mother born Canada (English), Carpenter

Mahlon Cleveland, Father, Age 68, Married 53 Years, Born January 1832 New York, Father born Massachusetts, Mother born Massachusetts, Carpenter

Caroline Cleveland, Mother, Age 69, Married 53 Years, 10 Children, 7 Living, Born October 1830 Canada (English), Parents born England, Immigration Unknown

Adelle Cleveland, Daughter, Age 12, Born December 1887 Minnesota, Father born New York, Mother born Wisconsin

Julia Cleveland, Daughter, Age 10, Born November 1889 Minnesota, Father born New York, Mother born Wisconsin

Mabel Webster, Servant, Age 20, Born October 1879 Wisconsin, Father born Wisconsin, Mother born New York
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Thomas, Ann, Edward, Laura, and Thomas are indexed under Farle (Page 26), and continued on (Page 27), is Stephen, Lydia, Joshua, Edward, Joseph, Margaret, Laura, and Emma, indexed under Favel. This is all one family listed on 2 pages under 2 dwellings.

Was Ann the same person as Margaret? or was she a second wife to Thomas?

1860 Census Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, 5th Ward, July 17, Page 26, Dwelling 970, Family 862, Lines 36-40 & Page 27, Dwelling 971, Family 863, Lines 1-8

Page 26--

Thomas Farle, Age 75, Born about 1785 England, Occupation: Farm Lab

Ann Farle, Age 72, Born about 1788 Maryland

Edward Farle, Age 44, Born abt 1816 Canada, Occupation: Bill Poster

Laura Farle, Age 41, Born abt 1819 New York

Thomas Farle, Age 15, Born abt 1845 New York, Occupation: Farm Laborer

Next Page 27--

Stephen Favel, Age 19, Born about 1841 New York, Occupation: Farm Lab

Lydia Favel, Age 18, Born about 1842 Illinois (Indexed as Iowa)

Joshua Favel, Age 8 Months, Born about 1859 Wisconsin

Edward Favel, Age 13, Born about 1847 New York

Joseph Favel, Age 11, Born about 1849 New York

Margaret Favel, Age 7, Born about 1853 Wisconsin

Laura Favel, Age 4, Born about 1856 Wisconsin

Emma Favel, Age 2 Months, Born about 1860 Wisconsin
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I think I may also have found Ann Feavel, wife of Thomas Feavel, (born 1785 Maryland) living with the Helsor family in the 1870 census. Lovina Helsor was not married to Thomas Feavel yet, and Thomas is not listed here, but..........

1870 Census Burlington, Racine County, Wisconsin, Enumerated June 4, Page 23 (a.k.a. 205), Dwelling 177, Family 172, Lines 13-21

Indexed under Helson

Joshua Helsor, Age 59, Born about 1811 Pennsylvania, Farmer

Martha Helsor, Age 50, Born about 1820 Ohio, Keeping House

Levina Helsor, Age 25, Born about 1845 Illinois

William Helsor, Age 19, Born about 1851 Iowa

Martha Helsor, Age 15, Born about 1855 Michigan

Joshua Helsor, Age 13, Born about 1857 Wisconsin

Stephen Helsor, Age 10, Born about 1860 Wisconsin

Sarah Helsor, Age 7, Born about 1863 Wisconsin

Ann (Fravel) Feavel, Age 81?--Born about 1789? Maryland

Indexed as Ann Fravel, age 31, born abt 1869 Maryland

 

 

 

Our lines intersect with Edward M. Feavel and Josephine Jero (might have been married twice since I also have a Josephine Page married to Edward M. Feavel). We should compare if you are interested. I might note that Josephine's parents were Israel Jero and Sicillia Feavel.

I also have an Ida May Feavel (daughter of Edward M. Feavel and Josephine Page) married to Andrew Charles Winegarden.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Emeline Jero was born 26 Sep 1867 in Shiocton, Outagamie Co., Wisconsin, and died 5 Aug 1947 in Grand Rapids, Wood Co., Wisconsin. She was the daughter of 2. Israel H. Jero Sr. and 3. Siscilia Feavel. She married Maylon S. Winegarden 18 Jun 1883 in Arpin, Wood Co., Wisconsin, son of Andrew Winegarden and Unknown. He was born 13 Jan 1858, and died 26 Feb 1925.
   
   

 


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

 

2. Israel H. Jero Sr. was born 1812 in E. Canada, and died 1876 in New York.

 

3. Siscilia Feavel was born 1 Mar 1831 in Oswego Co., New York, and died 23 Feb 1913 in Grand Rapids, Wood Co., Wisconsin. She was the daughter of 6. Thomas Feavel and 7. Margaret Lane.
   
  Children of Siscilia Feavel and Israel H. Jero Sr. are:
  i. Josephine M. Jero was born 24 May 1851 in New York, and died 10 Oct 1915 in Grand Rapids, Wood Co., Wisconsin. She married Edward M. Feavel Abt. 1871. He was born 9 Feb 1847, and died 14 May 1913.
  ii. Israel H. Jero Jr. was born 6 Sep 1855 in New York, and died 21 Jan 1934 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co., Wisconsin. He married Sarah Jane Helser 12 May 1879 in Shiocton, Outagamie Co., Wisconsin, daughter of Joshua Helser and Martha Miltida Clinger. She was born 15 Sep 1862 in Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, and died 10 Jan 1940.
  iii. Thomas Jero was born 6 Sep 1857 in Stoles Corner, Jefferson Co., New York, and died 25 Oct 1931 in Beloit, Rock Co., Wisconsin. He married Roselee Beltzor Abt. 1880. She was born 14 Jun 1860, and died 15 Mar 1926.
  iv. Cecilia Jero was born 1862 in New York, and died 1924. She married Joshua George Myron Helser Abt. 1878 in Wood Co., Wisconsin, son of Joshua Helser and Martha Miltida Clinger. He was born 29 Oct 1856 in Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, and died 4 Mar 1944 in Beloit, Rock Co., Wisconsin.
  v. Irvin Henry Jero was born 28 Jul 1864 in Genesee Co., New York, and died 4 Oct 1946 in Wenatchee, Chelan Co., Washington. He married Eva Louise Firman 27 Jan 1884 in Sigel, Wood Co., Wisconsin , daughter of Jacob Benjamin Firman and Margaret Mc Carthy. She was born 19 Sep 1860 in Deerfield, Dane Co.,Wisconsin, and died Jul 1928 in Wenatchee, Chelan Co., Washington.
1. vi. Emeline Jero was born 26 Sep 1867 in Shiocton, Outagamie Co., Wisconsin, and died 5 Aug 1947 in Grand Rapids, Wood Co., Wisconsin. She married Maylon S. Winegarden 18 Jun 1883 in Arpin, Wood Co., Wisconsin, son of Andrew Winegarden and Unknown. He was born 13 Jan 1858, and died 26 Feb 1925.
  vii. William Jero was born Jul 1869 in Wisconsin . He married Emma Carrick 1888. She was born Aug 1867.
  viii. Edwin Jero was born 1872 in Wisconsin , and died 18 Oct 1888 in Vesper, Wood Co., Wisconsin.

 


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

 

6. Thomas Feavel was born 1797 in Little Paxton, Huntingdon, England.

 

7. Margaret Lane was born 1800 in Little Paxton, Huntingdon, England.
   
  Children of Margaret Lane and Thomas Feavel are:
  i. Ann Feavel was born 18 Sep 1819 in Oswego Co., New York.
3. ii. Siscilia Feavel was born 1 Mar 1831 in Oswego Co., New York, and died 23 Feb 1913 in Grand Rapids, Wood Co., Wisconsin. She married Israel H. Jero Sr. Abt. 1850. He was born 1812 in E. Canada, and died 1876 in New York.